Johnnie Fingers

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Birthday
10, 1956
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Northern Ireland

About

Performed with the Irish New Wave band, The Boomtown Rats. He played everything from pop to jazz to rock.

Before Fame

He and the other members of The Boomtown Rats all met each other in the group The Nightlife Thugs, changing their name after Garry Roberts, lead guitarist, threatened to leave if they didn't.

Trivia

He went to live in Japan after the Rats split, performing and writing music for stars like UA.

Family Life

His cousin Pete Birquette played with him in The Boomtown Rats. His family was artistic in many ways, featuring numerous actors, artists, and musicians.

Associated With

He collaborated with Bob Geldof, the lead vocalist for The Boomtown Rats.